Murder investigation launches after a man dies five days after being stabbed in his home

PUBLISHED: 09:59 02 January 2019

Andrew Sammons, of Wisbech, died after he was stabbed in his home two days before Christmas.

Andrew Sammons, of Wisbech, died after he was stabbed in his home two days before Christmas.

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A murder investigation has been launched after a man who was attacked two days before Christmas died of his injuries.

Hawthorn Avenue, Wisbech, where Andrew Sammons was stabbed in his home two days before Christmas 2018. Picture: STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERHawthorn Avenue, Wisbech, where Andrew Sammons was stabbed in his home two days before Christmas 2018. Picture: STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

Andrew Sammons, 40, was found with stab wounds at his home in Hawthorn Avenue, Wisbech, on Sunday December 23.

He died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, on Friday December 28.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “A man who was the victim of a stabbing two days before Christmas has died.

“Officers are investigating Mr Sammons’s death as a murder.

“A woman in her 40s was arrested and has been released pending further investigations.”

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